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Degaulle

Philippe Masson

Degaulle

by Philippe Masson

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Published by Ballantine Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gaulle, Charles de, -- 1890-1970.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.

  • Edition Notes

    105,822

    StatementPhilippe Masson.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. :
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20936360M

    De Gaulle had three rendezvous with history, in the old-fashioned sense he loved: in , in , and in On all three occasions, he saved .   ‘De Gaulle’ Review: ‘A Certain Idea of France’ From the moment he became a voice for freedom during World War II, de Gaulle embodied the Gallic spirit in his s:

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    De Gaulle - Ebook written by Julian Jackson. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read De Gaulle.   The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light by Jean Edward Smith book review. Click to read the full review of The Liberation of Paris: How Eisenhower, de Gaulle, and von Choltitz Saved the City of Light in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Francis P. : Jean Edward Smith.


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Winner of the Duff Cooper Prize Winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize. A FINANCIAL TIMES, SPECTATOR, SUNDAY TIMES, and TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR “In crafting the finest one-volume life of de Gaulle in English, Julian Jackson has come closer than anyone before him to demystifying this conservative at war with the status quo, for whom national interests were Cited by: 3.

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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Cited by: De Gaulle was born in the industrial region of Lille in the Nord department, the third of five was raised in a devoutly Catholic and traditional family. His father, Henri de Gaulle, was a professor of history and literature at a Jesuit college and eventually founded his own school.: Henri de Gaulle came from a long line of parliamentary gentry from Normandy Children: Philippe, Élisabeth, Anne.

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The Day of the Jackal () is a thriller novel by English author Frederick Forsyth about a professional assassin who is contracted by the OAS, a French dissident paramilitary organisation, to kill Charles de Gaulle, the President of France.

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Charles de Gaulle, French soldier, writer, statesman, and architect of France’s Fifth Republic. He was the leader of the Free French resistance during World War II and served as president of France from until Learn more about de Gaulle’s life and accomplishments in. The book's discussions of the drafting of the Constitution of the 5th Republic, which was tailor-made for de Gaulle, were quite instructive.

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He emerged from a tradition of “social Catholicism” that “sought to overcome class struggle by finding a middle way between capitalism and socialism.” What de Gaulle was, pre-eminently, was French, fervently devoted to his nation.

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